A special package of courses for those who wish to fast-track a career in the area of Public Relations or for those who have academic credentials such as degrees or diplomas in non-marketing areas and wish to gain additional certification as well as job related skills in this field.
A career in public relations offers challenging opportunities to solve communications problems in dynamic situations. Public relations professionals employed in government agencies, corporations and nonprofit organizations work on diverse communications projects, including public affairs, media relations, investor relations, corporate counselling, marketing communications, opinion research, crisis communications and sales promotion.
Employment possibilities exist in fundraising, legislative lobbying, cable TV and multimedia. Public relations is a profession for individuals possessing strong written and oral communication skills. Those who are able to work effectively as team members, analyze complex issues and solve communications problems under pressure are well suited to public relations.
Take a single course, or work towards a credential — all at a pace that's right for you.
Part-time courses are offered in a variety of scheduling formats, including at night or on weekends, flexible day time delivery, or you can opt for distance or online learning. If you meet the prerequisites and there's space available, you can register for a course immediately. Courses are offered in each of three terms: Fall (September), Winter (January) and Spring/Summer (April).
To apply to a Part-time Studies program and earn your credential, you simply need to complete a Part-time Program Declaration Request. Applications are processed throughout the year.To be successful in BCIT's fast paced applied learning environment, it is strongly recommended that students have English proficiency in all four language skills: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Two years of education in English in an English-speaking country and English 12 are strongly recommended for success. For information on English equivalencies, testing and upgrading options, visit:
Do you have credits from another BC/Yukon post-secondary school? Do you want to know if they transfer to courses here at BCIT? Check out BCIT's Transfer Equivalency Database to find out.
|PUBLIC RELATIONS - CONDENSED SCHEDULE|
CRN 38447 or
CRN 30736 or
|Fri, Sat, Sun||MKTG 3321 CRN 34848 - Oct 2-18
MKTG 1126 CRN 39543 - Oct 16-25
MKTG 1352 CRN 40061 - Nov 20-29
|Online||MKTG 1019 CRN 34498
MKTG 1552 CRN 37613
Part-time Studies Program Assistant - Marketing Management
604-412-7675 | Christina_Hagberg@bcit.ca
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